Stunning See-Through Look Model Rocket Engine Burning In Slow Motion



A Model Rocket Engine that you can See Through, see inside,how it works and burns through the various stages, I filmed it in 4k slow motion and ultra slow motion so we can see exactly how the fuel burns and produces thrust inside the solid rocket booster.

image/text credit: Warped Perception

This transparent model rocket engine shows you what’s going on inside that little engine when it launches.This is very similar to how a solid rocket booster works on various other rockets as well.

image: Warped Perception

Warped Perception filmed a see-through model rocket engine burning in slow motion to get an awesome up close look at how the inner workings function.


In a solid rocket, the fuel and oxidizer are mixed together into a solid propellant which is packed into a solid cylinder. Under normal temperature conditions, the propellant does not burn; but the propellant will burn when exposed to an external source of heat.

Some type of igniter is used to initiate the burning of a solid rocket motor at the end of the propellant facing the nozzle. As the propellant burns, hot exhaust gas is produced which is used to propel the rocket, and a “flame front” is produced which moves into the propellant. Once the burning starts, it will proceed until all the propellant is burned.